The Art of Native American Basketry

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The Art of Native American Basketry
The Art of Native American Basketry

George Wharton James once commented that the basket to the Indian “meant a work of art, in which hope, aspiration, desire, love, religion, poetry, national pride, mythology, were all more or less interwoven.” The first major study of the subject since 1904, this book presents essays written by those intimately familiar with the basket makers and basketry of North America. Illustrated with approximately 80 black-and-white photographs–many of which are historical records of basketry–Native American Basketry uses archaeological, ethnographic, historical and contemporary information in discussing the changes in native basketry from prehistoric times to the present.

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